Claudio Bravo, ‘Interior with Girl’, 1991, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Black conte crayon on paper, Childs Gallery
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Claudio Bravo

Interior with Girl, 1991

Black conte crayon on paper
70 7/8 × 63 in
180 × 160 cm
.
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Location
Boston
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In fine condition.
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed lower right: "Claudio Bravo / MCMXCI"
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Claudio Bravo
Chilean, 1936–2011
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Claudio Bravo was eulogized by the New York Times as a painter whose adeptness with realism made his paintings verge on trompe l’oeil. Though frequently discussed in conjunction with the Photorealist movement, Bravo protested: “The photorealists, like machines, copied directly from photographs. Always I have relied on the actual subject matter because the eye sees so much more than the camera.” In fact, he found more affinity with the Color Field artists, particularly Mark Rothko. Though Bravo originally won acclaim as a portrait painter, he became particularly known for his still lifes featuring crumpled paper, animal skulls, and exotically dressed figures. These, Bravo said, were heavily influenced by Spanish old masters like Francisco de Zurbarán, Juan Sanchez Cotán, and Diego Velázquez.

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In fine condition.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed lower right: "Claudio Bravo / MCMXCI"
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Claudio Bravo
Chilean, 1936–2011
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Claudio Bravo was eulogized by the New York Times as a painter whose adeptness with realism made his paintings verge on trompe l’oeil. Though frequently discussed in conjunction with the Photorealist movement, Bravo protested: “The photorealists, like machines, copied directly from photographs. Always I have relied on the actual subject matter because the eye sees so much more than the camera.” In fact, he found more affinity with the Color Field artists, particularly Mark Rothko. Though Bravo originally won acclaim as a portrait painter, he became particularly known for his still lifes featuring crumpled paper, animal skulls, and exotically dressed figures. These, Bravo said, were heavily influenced by Spanish old masters like Francisco de Zurbarán, Juan Sanchez Cotán, and Diego Velázquez.

Claudio Bravo

Interior with Girl, 1991

Black conte crayon on paper
70 7/8 × 63 in
180 × 160 cm
.
Contact For Price
Location
Boston
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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